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China opposes US-Taiwan relations


July 19th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) China Thursday said it was opposed to official relations between the US and Taiwan, after an American official visited the island nation off the eastern coast ... Read more...

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China ordered crystal casket for Mao Zedong’s body


June 10th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 10 (IANS) The Chinese government asked a glass manufacturer from Shanghai to build a crystal casket for the body of China's founding father Mao Zedong, government archive documents ... Read more...

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Communists caught in time warp, bloodlust still rules (Comment)


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
As the confessions of a small-time Marxist apparatchik that his party had no compunctions about killing political opponents have shown, the blood-thirsty nature of ideologies dating back to an earlier, feudal ... Read more...

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China searches for actor to play model citizen


May 18th, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 18 (IANS) A Chinese movie is finding it hard to find an actor, not taller than 5'10", for performing the role of country's model citizen Lei Feng, ... Read more...

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China orders internet whitewash amid coup rumours


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Nervous leaders in China have blocked all internet reports of an alleged attempted coup, the Daily Mail reported Friday.Online reports of tanks on the streets of ... Read more...

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Wen warns of revolution if reforms don’t take place (Second Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 14 (IANS) China needs reforms not just in the economic sector but also in in political structures, Premier Wen Jiabao said Wednesday. He warned that "historical tragedies as ... Read more...

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China wants its people to do good


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 3 (IANS) China has launched a campaign to promote the virtues of Lei Feng, a soldier in the 1960s who spent time and money to help the needy.Authorities ... Read more...

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China completes tunnel under Yellow river


January 9th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 8 (IANS) China has completed the construction of a tunnel under the Yellow river as part of a huge south-north water diversion project, the government said Sunday.Water diverted ... Read more...

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Never thought Mao’s biography would be an expose: Writer


November 24th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Her book ripped the veil off Mao Zedong's regime and was described as a "bombshell of a devastating work" by the British media. But the ... Read more...

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Rampant mining strengthening Maoists: Darwin’s descendent


November 4th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 4 (IANS) Anthropologist and author Felix Padel Friday said unscientific and rampant mining was causing a polarisation in Indian society which in turn was fuelling Maoism."The Maoists' war ... Read more...

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Find reincarnations of Mao, Deng: Dalai Lama


October 30th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 30 (IANS) Taking a jibe at the Chinese government, the Dalai Lama has said that instead of questioning Tibetan traditions, it should think of finding reincarnations of ... Read more...

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Kashmir, Mao, free spirit, join forces on book shelf (IANS Books This Week)


August 25th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The books on the shelf this week are mercurial: serious and thought-provoking, yet fun.1. "My Kashmir: The Dying of the Light"; Written by Wajahat Habibullah; ... Read more...

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Now, a museum for army slogans in China


June 11th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) A new museum has opened in China that would exhibit over 200 slogans believed to have been written in the 1920s by Mao Zedong, the father ... Read more...

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China lowers Everest guard for Mumbai teen (With Images)


June 2nd, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 2 (IANS) Last year, when two veteran climbers from West Bengal, Basanta Sinha Roy and Debashish Biswas, wanted to climb Mt Everest from Tibet, they were forced to ... Read more...

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Mao Zedong prints sell for nearly $1 mn


April 23rd, 2011 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 23 (IANS/EFE) A set of 1972 screenprints of Chinese communist leader Mao Zedong sold at a New York auction for $938,500.Andy Warhol (1928-1987) took the Chinese leader ... Read more...

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Gandhi, Akbar among world’s top icons: Time (Lead, Changing dateline)


February 6th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi, Mughal emperor Akbar and Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama have been named by Time magazine among the world's top 25 political icons.Mohandas Gandhi, ... Read more...

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Gandhi, Dalai Lama among world’s top icons: Time


February 6th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 6 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi and the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama were Sunday listed by Time magazine among the world's top 25 political icons.Mohandas Gandhi, as the magazine ... Read more...

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Palace aide’s memoir bares China skeletons in Nepal cupboard (With images)


January 12th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 12 (IANS) The controversial memoir of a former top palace aide of Nepal, that has dragged India into dispute and besmirched the images of the former royals, also ... Read more...

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China puts history of communist party online


January 2nd, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 2 (IANS) Chinese websites and news portals have begun running a special column describing major events in the history of the Communist Party of China (CPC) as part of the ... Read more...

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Next Chinese leader ‘redder than reds’: Wikileaks


December 19th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Dec 19 (IANS) Leaked US diplomatic cables portray the anointed Chinese leader Xi Jinping as incorruptible, disinterested in extra marital affairs and a Communist hardliner who is "redder than reds".Der Spiegel, ... Read more...

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Che’s granddaughter, Guzman’s son invited to Maoist do


December 7th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 7 (IANS) Though he never came to Nepal, slain Cuban revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara remains one of the best-known foreign faces in the Himalayan republic that nursed ... Read more...

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CPI-M students’ wing slams Rahul for equating Mao with Modi


November 30th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) The students' wing of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday slammed Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi for equating Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi with legendary Chinese ... Read more...

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Zardari offers “Pak warm waters” to Chinese investors, entrepreneurs


November 14th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou, Nov 14 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has extended an invitation to Chinese investors and entrepreneurs to benefit from his country's geo-strategic location as well as its trade and economic ... Read more...

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Business booms at China’s tourist sites


October 8th, 2010 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 8 (IANS) China's tourist destinations experienced a boom in business in the first week of October, during the National Day celebrations.The 119 tourist attractions monitored by the country's travel authorities ... Read more...

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US pays tribute to Dalai Lama’s warriors (Lead)


September 16th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 16 (IANS) Hundreds of Tibetan warriors who doggedly fought a 15-year guerrilla war against the Chinese in Tibet after being trained and armed by the US Central ... Read more...

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US pays tribute to Dalai Lama’s warriors


September 16th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 16 (IANS) Hundreds of Tibetan warriors who doggedly fought a 15-year guerrilla war against the Chinese invasion and annexation of Tibet after being trained and armed by ... Read more...

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Chairman Mao’s Long March hits a high note in Nepal


August 22nd, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 22 (IANS) Almost eight decades after he led the famous Long March of the Red Army, an incredible year-long odyssey overcoming starvation, sickness and decimating ambushes, late Chinese ... Read more...

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Mao Zedong’s grandson promoted as major general


August 2nd, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) Mao Xinyu, the grandson of revolutionary communist leader Mao Zedong, has been promoted as major general in the Chinese army. Mao Xinyu, 40, has become one of the youngest ... Read more...

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Ted Nugent Dubs Barack Obama A Clueless President


July 4th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): 61-year-old Ted Nugent happens to be a prominent rock star and guitarist. He has attained a colossal amount of recognition for his songs such ... Read more...

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White House Xmas decor featuring Mao, drag queen invites criticism


December 24th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 24 (ANI): The official White House Christmas Tree, which features controversial ornaments including an orb depicting former Chinese leader Mao Zedong and another showing drag queen Hedda Lettuce, has invited ... Read more...

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Nepal to build on ties with China


December 1st, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 1 (IANS) Four months after his first official visit to India, Nepal's embattled Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal now heads to China in a bid ... Read more...

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A Q Khan denies correspondence with Washington Post


November 20th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Nov.20 (ANI): Disgraced Pakistani nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan has denied reports about correspondencing with a Washington Post journalist.According to reports, Dr. Khan submitted a statement to the Lahore High ... Read more...

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Musharraf provided ’sensitive information’ about Pak nukes to US : A Q Khan


November 18th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov.18 (ANI): Confirming a recent report published in one of the leading US dailies, disgraced Pakistan nuclear scientist Dr. A Q Khan has claimed that former President General Pervez Musharraf ... Read more...

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‘US has no specific concern about nuclear proliferation from Pakistan’


November 14th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.14 (ANI): The US State Department has said it has no specific concern about nuclear proliferation from Pakistan."We don't have any specific concerns about proliferation per se specifically from Pakistan. ... Read more...

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Mao, Bhutto set terms of secret n-deal: Washington Post


November 13th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) The terms of a secret deal under which China transferred 50 kg of uranium to Pakistan in 1982 for making two atomic bombs were set in ... Read more...

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